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" In bigness to surpass Earth's giant sons, Now less than smallest dwarfs, in narrow room Throng numberless—like that pygmean race 780 Beyond the Indian mount ; or faery elves, Whose midnight revels, by a forest-side Or fountain, some belated peasant... "
Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books - Page 27
by John Milton - 1903 - 372 pages
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Principles of Geology: Being an Attempt to Explain the Former ..., Volume 2

Sir Charles Lyell - Geology - 1832 - 368 pages
...crowd Swarm'd and were straiten'd; till, the signal given, Behold a wonder! they but now who seera'd In bigness to surpass earth's giant sons, Now less than smallest dwarfs. A few examples will illustrate the mode in which this force operates. It is well known that among the...
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Principles of Geology: Being an Attempt to Explain the Former ..., Volume 2

Sir Charles Lyell - Geology - 1832 - 362 pages
...crowd Swann'd and were straitcn'd; till, the signal given, Behold a wonder ! they but now who seem'd In bigness to surpass earth's giant sons, Now less than smallest dwarfs. A few examples will illustrate the mode in which this force operates. It is well known that among the...
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The Mahávansi, the Rájá-ratnácari, and the Rájá-vali: Forming the ..., Volume 2

Edward Upham - Buddhism - 1833 - 344 pages
...the devils in Milton are pictured by our great poet — “Behold a wonder! they but now who seem'd In bigness to surpass earth's giant sons, Now less than smallest dwarfs, in narrow room Throng numberless, like that pygmean race: Thus incorporeal spirits to smallest forms Reduced their shapes.”...
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The Mahávansi, the Rájá-ratnácari, and the Rájá-vali: Forming the ..., Volume 2

Edward Upham - Buddhism - 1833 - 338 pages
...the devils in Milton are pictured by our great. poet — “Behold a wonder! they but now who seem'd In bigness to surpass earth's giant sons, Now less than smallest dwarfs, in narrow room Throng numberless, like that pygmean race: Thus incorporeal spirits to smallest forms Reduced their shapes.”...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem

John Milton - 1833 - 438 pages
...crowd Swarm'd and were straiten'd; till, the signal given, Behold a wonder ! They but now who seem'd In bigness to surpass Earth's giant sons, Now less than smallest dwarfs, in narrow room Throng numberless, like that pygmean race Beyond the Indian mount; or faery elves, Whose midnight revels,...
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The Mahávansi, the Rájá-ratnácari, and the Rájá-vali: Forming the ..., Volume 2

Mahānāma - Buddhism - 1833 - 336 pages
...the devils in Milton are pictured by our great poet — " Behold a wonder! they but now who seem'd In bigness to surpass earth's giant sons, Now less than smallest dwarfs, in narrow room Throng numberless, like that pygmean race: Thus incorporeal spirits to smallest forms Reduced their shapes."...
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Fairy Legends and Traditions of the South of Ireland

Thomas Crofton Croker - 1834 - 364 pages
...M'CLISE, and the AUTHOR. FAIRY LEGENDS. THE SHEFRO. 1 Fairy Elves Whose midnight revels, by a forest side Or fountain, some belated peasant sees, Or dreams...over-head the Moon Sits arbitress, and nearer to the earth Wheels her pale course."— MILTON. 1 h LEGENDS OF THE SHEFROTHE LEGEND OF KNOCKSHEOGOWNA. IN Tipperary...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1834 - 526 pages
...rib Swarm'd and were straiten'd; till, the signal giv'n, Behold a wonder! they, but now who seem'd In bigness to surpass earth's giant sons, Now less than smallest dwarfs, in narrow room Throng numberless, like that Pygmean race reo Beyond the Indian mount, or Fairy Elves, Whose midnight revels,...
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Principles of Geology: Being an Inquiry how for the Former Changes ..., Volume 3

Sir Charles Lyell - Geology - 1834 - 440 pages
...crowd Swarm'd and were straiten'd ; till, the signal given, Behold a wonder ! they but now who seem'd In bigness to surpass earth's giant sons, Now less than smallest dwarfs. A few examples will illustrate the mode in which this force operates. It is well known that, among...
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The first four books of Milton's Paradise lost, with notes, by J.R. Major

John Milton - 1835 - 264 pages
...775 Swarm'd and were straiten'd ; till, the signal given, Hehold a wonder ! They but now who seem'd In bigness to surpass earth's giant sons, Now less than smallest dwarfs, in narrow room Throng numberless, like that pygmean race 780 and again vi. 707. ' Ac veluti in pratis, ubi ape» ˇestate...
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